THES 2008 Top 200 Universities

THES published its annual ranking of world top universities in October 2008.
Following is the Top 100 list:
1 HARVARD University United States
2 YALE University United States
3 University of CAMBRIDGE United Kingdom
4 University of OXFORD United Kingdom
5 CALIFORNIA Institute of Technology (Calt... United States
6 IMPERIAL College London United Kingdom
7 UCL (University College London) United Kingdom
8 University of CHICAGO United States
9 MASSACHUSETTS Institute of Technology (M... United States
10 COLUMBIA University United States
11 U of PENNSYLVANIA United States
12 PRINCETON U United States
13= DUKE U United States
13= JOHNS HOPKINS U United States
15 CORNELL U United States
16 AUSTRALIAN National U Australia
17 STANFORD U United States
18 U of MICHIGAN United States
19 U of TOKYO Japan
20 MCGILL U Canada
21 CARNEGIE MELLON U United States
22 KING'S College London United Kingdom
23 U of EDINBURGH United Kingdom
24 ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of T... Switzerland
25 KYOTO U Japan
26 U of HONG KONG Hong Kong
27 BROWN U United States
28 École Normale Supérieure, PARIS France
29 U of MANCHESTER United Kingdom
30= National U of SINGAPORE(NUS) Singapore
30= U of CALIFORNIA, Los Angeles (U... United States
32 U of BRISTOL United Kingdom
33 NORTHWESTERN U United States
34= ÉCOLE POLYTECHNIQUE France
34= U of BRITISH COLUMBIA Canada
36 U of California, BERKELEY United States
37 The U of SYDNEY Australia
38 The U of MELBOURNE Australia
39 HONG KONG U of Science & Techno... Hong Kong
40 NEW YORK U (NYU) United States
41 U of TORONTO Canada
42 The CHINESE U of Hong Kong Hong Kong
43 U of QUEENSLAND Australia
44 OSAKA Uni Japan
45 U of NEW SOUTH WALES Australia
46 BOSTON Uni United States
47 MONASH U Australia
48 U of COPENHAGEN Denmark
49 TRINITY College Dublin Ireland
50= Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de LAUSANNE... Switzerland
50= PEKING U China
50= SEOUL National U Korea, South
53 U of AMSTERDAM Netherlands
54 DARTMOUTH College United States
55 U of WISCONSIN-Madison United States
56 TSINGHUA U China
57 HEIDELBERG Universität Germany
58 U of CALIFORNIA, San Diego United States
59 U of WASHINGTON United States
60 WASHINGTON Uni in St. Louis United States
61 TOKYO Institute of Technology Japan
62 EMORY U United States
63 UPPSALA U Sweden
64 LEIDEN U Netherlands
65 The U of AUCKLAND New Zealand
66 LONDON School of Economics and Political... United Kingdom
67 UTRECHT Uni Netherlands
68 U of GENEVA Switzerland
69 U of WARWICK United Kingdom
70 U of TEXAS at Austin United States
71 U of ILLINOIS United States
72 Katholieke Universiteit LEUVEN Belgium
73 U of GLASGOW United Kingdom
74 U of ALBERTA Canada
75 U of BIRMINGHAM United Kingdom
76 U of SHEFFIELD United Kingdom
77 NANYANG Technological U Singapore
78= DELFT U of Technology Netherlands
78= RICE U United States
78= Technische Universität MÜNCHEN Germany
81= U of AARHUS Denmark
81= U of YORK United Kingdom
83= GEORGIA Institute of Technology United States
83= The U of WESTERN AUSTRALIA Australia
83= U of ST ANDREWS United Kingdom
86 U of NOTTINGHAM United Kingdom
87 U of MINNESOTA United States
88 LUND U Sweden
89 U of CALIFORNIA, Davis United States
90 CASE WESTERN RESERVE U United States
91= Université de Montréal Canada
91= U of HELSINKI Finland
93= Hebrew U of JERUSALEM Israel
93= Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München Germany
95 KAIST - Korea Advanced Institute of Scie... Korea, South
96 U of VIRGINIA United States
97 U of PITTSBURGH United States
98 U of CALIFORNIA, Santa Barbara United States
99= PURDUE Uni United States
99= U of SOUTHAMPTON United Kingdom

Source: THES-QS World Rankings

* Harvard is still the Number One univ  in the world. In Asia the highest ranked univ is Tokyo (19th, dropped from 17th last year), followed by Kyoto and U of Hong Kong.